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CAT 206

CAT 206

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1 Ballard, Brig.Gen. Colin R. THE MILITARY GENIUS OF ABRAHAM LINCOLN.
Cleaveland World Pub. 1952 1st. Cloth Near Fine None 
Cloth, 246 pp., photos from the Meserve Collection, index. No d.j. Preface by Fletcher Pratt. A study of Lincoln's influence on the strategy of the Civil War and attempts to prove that he was an excellent strategist. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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2 Barkley, Mary Starr. HISTORY OF TRAVIS COUNTY AND AUSTIN 1839-1899.
Austin Austin Printing Co. 1981 3rd Ed. Cloth Near Fine Very Good 
D.j., blue cloth, 388 pp. plus 20 pp. of photos, extensive notes & index. The best basic history of Austin, originally called Waterloo, with good insight into the people who laid the foundation for Travis County. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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3 Barton, William E. LINCOLN AT GETTYSBURG. What H.he Intended to Say; What He Said; What Was Reported; What He Wished He Had Said.
N. Y. Peter Smith 1950 1st. Of This Ed. Cloth Very Good No D.j. Issued 
Blue cloth, 263 pp., illus., index. Reprint of the 1930 edition. No d.j. as issued. Very nice copy. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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4 Bowdle, Mrs. Lowell & Mrs. Mason Lemons, Ed. BOOKER TEXAS. DIMENSIONS OF PROGRESS 1919-1969
Booker Booker Booster Club 1969 1st. Dec. Cloth Very Good No D.j. Issued 
Decorated black cloth (faded as are all copies I have seen), 320 pp., many photos, endpaper map. History of the town & area---Ochiltree county in the Panhandle---and family histories pp.74-249. SIGNED by the editors. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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5 Bremner, Robert H. THE PUBLIC GOOD: Philanthropy & Welfare in the Civil War Era.
N. Y. Knopf 1980 1st. Cloth Fine Very Good 
D.j., 234 pp., 16 pp. of illus., index. The Impact of the Civil War series. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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6 Bruce, Robert V. LINCOLN AND THE TOOLS OF WAR.
Indianapolis Bobbs-Merrill 1956 1st. Cloth Very Good Very Good 
D.j., 368 pp., frontis., illus., index. Chronicles President Lincoln's struggle agains bureaucratic red tape and his dealings with a colorful parade of inventors, ordnance experts, military officers, and lobbyists who heralded a new era of warfare. 
Price: 24.00 USD
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7 Bruner, Ora Pritchett. MINEOLA AND ITS MAYORS--101 YEARS.
Marceline East Texas Genealogical Soc. 1976 1st. Cloth Fine 
Original blue cloth, 273 pp., photos, three foldout maps of Mineola, index. INSCRIBED by author, who was married to one of the Mayors. History of the town and area with some family history as well. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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8 Bryant, Mrs. Stella Vinson. PIONEERS OF YESTERYEAR. Pleasant Mound "Public" Cemetery and Memorial Park 1848-1973.
Dallas Pleasant Mound "Pulic" Cemetary Assoc. 1974 1st. Red Cloth Fine 
Red cloth w/gilt lettering, 277 pp., photos, index. INSCRIBED by author. Lots of Dallas history and history of one of the oldest Dallas area cemetaries. Grest history & genealogical source for many who lived & died in Dallas. Owner name inside front cover. Book dedication program laid in. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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9 Capers, Brig. Gen. Ellison. Ed. By Gen Clemens A. Evans. SOUTH CAROLINA.
Secaucas Blue & Grey Press Hard Cover Fine Very Good 
D.j., 931 pp., illus. Confederate Military History series, Vol. 5. An extensive and detailed chronicle of what the Civil War meant to South Carolina. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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10 Carson County Hist. Comm. Mrs. Ralph E. Randel, Ed. A TIME TO PURPOSE. A Chronicle of Carson County.
Pioneer Publishers 1966 1st. Cloth Near Fine 
Four volumes in blue cloth. Vol. 1-336 pp., photos, illus. (minor browning on front endpapers); Vol. II- 376 pp., photos, illus., index.; Vol. III - pub. in 1972, 496 pp., photos, illus.; & Vol. IV-pub. 1972, 430 pp., photos. All volumes illustrated by Floyd Scott. History of Texas Panhandle county in very nice condition. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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11 Catton, Bruce, GETTYSBURG: THE FINAL FURY.
N. Y. Berkley Books 1982 Stiff Dec. Paper Fine No D.j. Issued 
Stiff illus. covers, 114 pp., photos by Matthew Brady, maps, illus., index. A total view of the decisive battle of the Civil War. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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12 Chapman, Craig S. MORE TERRIBLE THAN VICTORY. North Carolina's Bloody Bethel Regiment 1861-1865
Wash. D.C. Brassey's 1998 1st. Fine Very Good 
D.j., 358 pp., several maps, photos, notes, index. The 1st North Carolina Volunteers, later designated the 11th Regiment, N.C. Troops, was recruited completely from the state's citizens volunteers. A first-class fighting unit that participated in many major battles. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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13 Clack, Mary Hampton; Katharyn Duff & Betty Kay Seibt PIONEER DAYS...TWO VIEWS: EARLY DAYS IN WEST TEXAS and RECOLLECTIONS OF MISS TOMMIE CLACK.
Abilene Zachry Assoc. 1979 1st. Cloth Fine Very Good 
D.j. (edges worn, small tears), 234 pp., endpaper map, photos, illus. Two vols. in one reprint of the rare "Early Days in West Texas" by Mary Hampton Clack originally pub. in 1932 on her pioneer life in Texas in the 1870's & 1880's, and a first printing of her niece's "Recollections of Miss Tommie Clack" written when she was 95. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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14 Clark, LaVerne Harrell. THEY SANG FOR HORSES. The Impact of the Horse on Navajo & Apache Folklore.
Tucson U. Of Arizona Press 1966 1st. Edition Hard Cover Fine Fine 
Illus. by Ted DeGrazia, index. Has several color reproductions of paintings by Indian artists. Beautiful book. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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15 Clark, LaVerne Harrell. THEY SANG FOR HORSES. The Impact of the Horse on Navajo & Apache Folklore.
Tucson U. Of Arizona Press 1966 1st. Edition Cloth Near Fine No Jacket Inscribed By Author
Illus. by Ted DeGrazia, index. Has several color reproductions of paintings by Indian artists. Beautiful book. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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16 Clark, Pat B. THE HISTORY OF CLARKSVILLE AND OLD RED RIVER COUNTY.
Dallas Mathis Van Nort & Co. 1937 1st. Cloth Near Fine Good 
D.j. (faded, missing all of the spine except the 2" with the title, 259 pp., several photos. Gift inscription on endpaper. A very scarce county history. Appendix contains a letter from Ben McCulloch detailing the exploits & hazardous services that he and a few other scouts performed on the eve of the Battle of Buena Vista in the Mexican War. Very nice tight copy w/no markings. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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17 Clarke, Mary Whatley. THE PALO PINTO STORY.
Ft. Worth Manney Co. 1956 1st. Cloth Very Good Mylar 
Maroon cloth, mylar d.j., 172 pp. + 36 pp. of photos preceding the preface, index. Gift inscription on endpaper. Guns#432; Herd #470. Chapter on Sam Bass. Indian fights, Civil War years, cattle & range stories. A good Texas county history. The author was raised in Palo Pinto County. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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18 Cleaves, Freeman. MEADE OF GETTYSBURG.
Dayton Morningside 1980 Cloth Fine Fine 
D.j., 384 pp., illus., 6 battle maps, index. Facsimile reprint of 1960 edition. Biography of George Gordon Meade, Union general who rose to being the commander of the Army of the Potomac, best remembered for his role at Gettysburg for repulsing Lee & the Army of Northern Virginia. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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19 Coffin, Charles Carleton. DRUM-BEAT OF THE NATION. The First Period of the War of the Rebellion from Its Outbreak to the Close of 1862.
N.Y. Harper & Bros. 1888 . Dec. Cloth Very Good Mylar 
Green cloth embossed with gilt decoration & lettering, mylar protection, 478 pp., frontis., over 300 b&w illus. A history of the Civil War by Civil War correspondent and journalist Charles Coffin. Corners & edges worn, front hinge cracked but otherwise nice tight copy. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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20 Cooling, Benjamin Franklin. FORTS HENRY AND DONELSON. The Key to the Confederate Heartland.
Knoxville U. of Tennessee 1988 2nd Prtg. Cloth Fine Fine 
D.j., 354 pp., many illus., 7 maps, notes, organization of Confederate & Union forces, index. A definitive history of what some historians regard as the climactic campaign of the Civil War in the West. The first clash between Generals Johnston and Grant. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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